Hanson: Tree Falls On Route 58 Trapping Motorist

Credit: Hanson Fire Dept. Twitter Feed

Credit: Hanson Fire Dept. Twitter Feed

One person was trapped in their truck after a tree fell on Route 58 Thursday afternoon.

Hanson Fire officials tell WATD News the incident was reported around 4:15 p.m. in the area of 724 Monpossett St.

The tree caused wires to fall across the roadway and onto the truck.

National Grid crews responded quickly and worked to free him and he was able to get out after roughly ten minutes.

Power was shut off in the region as crews made repairs.


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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.